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British £2 could be counterfeiting target

By Richard Giedroyc It appears to be unsubstantiated speculation by the media, but could the British £2 coin be on a short list of coins counterfeiters are now considering copying? Attention is being drawn to the highest denomination coin in … Continue reading

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Bart reports series 2009 $10 error bill

A pre-printed stock error worth $6,500 has been found on a Series 2009 $10 Federal Reserve Note. Frederick J. Bart, author and researcher of U.S. paper money errors, reported the discovery. The pre-printed stock error consists of an extraneous printing … Continue reading

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Community Voice Responses (3/24/2015)

From the Feb. 27 Numismatic News E-Newsletter: Do you start new coin collections before finishing older ones? Here are some answers sent from our e-newsletter readers to Editor Dave Harper. I once had a very modest coin collection of stuff … Continue reading

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Community Voice Responses (3/17/2015)

From the Feb. 13 Numismatic News E-Newsletter: Have you ever cleaned a coin? Here are some answers sent from our e-newsletter readers to Editor Dave Harper. I am somewhat caught between the two terms. Cleaning, as an example to me, … Continue reading

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Have you ever sold or traded a coin to acquire another one?

Editor Dave Harper wants to know: Have you ever sold or traded a coin to acquire another one? Let us know your thoughts and feedback on our weekly poll question by entering your comments below. Some articles on the subject: … Continue reading

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Harrison Indian Peace medal sells

What kind of interesting historical story does $50,000 buy these days? One example comes from a recent Stack’s Bowers auction. The giving of medals as a token of peace to Native American chiefs was a habit indulged in by assorted … Continue reading

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Bangladesh to phase out small coins

By Richard Giedroyc It’s a longer and more gentile approach than was initially planned, but it is official, Bangladesh’s small change coins will be phased out gradually rather than being demonetized on short notice. On Jan. 12 Bangladesh Finance Minister … Continue reading

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Archives International March auction offers rarities

Archives International Auctions next sale is slated for Tuesday, March 10. It will be held at the company’s New Jersey offices in Fort Lee and is set to commence at 10.30 a.m. EST. On offer are 1,043 lots of U.S. … Continue reading

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CSNS show in Schaumburg April 21-25

The Central States Numismatic Society will hold its 76th Anniversary Convention April 21-25 at the Schaumburg Renaissance Hotel and Convention Center, located the northwest Chicago suburb. The 300-booth bourse will take place over four days, first opening from 1-6 p.m. … Continue reading

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Knight auction highlights CPMX

For those who think there’s too little fresh material on the market, the CPMX auction, by Lyn Knight Auctions, should put that notion to rest. Featuring a Colonial collection more than 70 years in the making and a type collection … Continue reading

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